No age statement
Category: Scotch - blended Scotch whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
This 2016 Edition is the third in the John Walker & Sons Private Collection, designed to showcase innovative maturation experiments and the craft behind Johnnie Walker scotch whiskies. Master Blender, Jim Beveridge selected rare and experimental casks to create a predominantly grain based honeyed... Read more
Sampled on 02/12/2015
Clear, golden amber.
Faint dungy notes before buttery toast, honey, vanilla and corn-on-the-cob.
Light-bodied and beautifully balanced with buttery vanilla and elegant layers of spice. Velvety mouthfeel but with power and intensity of flavour.
Relatively short finish with buttery vanilla and light oak spice.
Having sampled the vattings of grain whiskies and the Highland malt that that comprise this fabulous predominantly grain whisky, I can appreciate the fine balance Jim Beveridge has achieved with the apple, pear, grassy and faintly anise notes from the malt lifting the two grain whiskies that comprise this blend – one being honeyed with sweet caramel, toffee, estery fruit, vanilla fudge and delicate spice; the other having sweet honey, cigarette ash and white pepper spice notes. As always where Jim’s involved, the result being better than the sum of its parts.
Closure: Natural cork stopper